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@RISK Newsletter for January 16, 2014 The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert

This is a weekly newsletter that provides in-depth analysis of the latest vulnerabilities with straightforward remediation advice. Qualys supplies a large part of the newly-discovered vulnerability content used in this newsletter.


@RISK: The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert
Vol. 14, Num. 2

Providing a reliable, weekly summary of newly discovered attack vectors, vulnerabilities with active exploits, and explanations of how recent attacks worked.

Archived issues may be found at https://www.qualys.com/research/sans-at-risk/


CONTENTS:

NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES
INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY
VULNERABILITIES FOR WHICH EXPLOITS ARE AVAILABLE
MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 1/8/2014 - 1/15/2014


TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Microsoft Windows Kernel “NDProxy.sys

Driver” Input Validation Code Execution Vulnerability


NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES SELECTED BY THE SOURCEFIRE VULNERABILITY RESEARCH TEAM

Title: Microsoft Patch Tuesday
Description: Microsoft has released 6 CVEs in this month’s patch update.
Reference:
http://vrt-blog.snort.org/2014/01/microsoft-update-tuesday-january-2014.html
Snort SID: 28867-28872

Title: PHP CGI Query String Parameter Processing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Description: An older vulnerability (2012) is still being used heavily
on the internet and in different ways. We receive daily emails about
this vulnerability and are covered by Snort.
Reference:
http://vrt-blog.snort.org/2012/05/php-cgi-vulnerability-exploits-in-wild.html
Snort SID: 22063, 22064, 22097


INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

Sneaky Redirect to Exploit Kit
http://www.kahusecurity.com/2014/sneaky-redirect-to-exploit-kit/

Credit card hackers hit Neiman Marcus
http://m.cnet.com/news/credit-card-hackers-hit-neiman-marcus/57617075


RECENT VULNERABILITIES FOR WHICH EXPLOITS ARE AVAILABLE COMPILED BY THE QUALYS VULNERABILITY RESEARCH TEAM

This is a list of recent vulnerabilities for which exploits are
available. System administrators can use this list to help in
prioritization of their remediation activities. The Qualys Vulnerability
Research Team compiles this information based on various exploit
frameworks, exploit databases, exploit kits and monitoring of internet
activity.

ID: CVE-2012-1823
Title: PHP CGI Query String Parameter Processing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: PHP
Description: sapi/cgi/cgi_main.c in PHP before 5.3.12 and 5.4.x before
5.4.2, when configured as a CGI script (aka php-cgi), does not properly
handle query strings that lack an = (equals sign) character, which
allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by placing
command-line options in the query string, related to lack of skipping a
certain php_getopt for the ‘d’ case.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

ID: CVE-2013-3346
Title: Adobe Reader and Acrobat “ToolButton” Use-after-Free Vulnerability
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.5.5, 10.x before
10.1.7, and 11.x before 11.0.03 allow attackers to execute arbitrary
code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified
vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-2718, CVE-2013-2719,
CVE-2013-2720, CVE-2013-2721, CVE-2013-2722, CVE-2013-2723,
CVE-2013-2725, CVE-2013-2726, CVE-2013-2731, CVE-2013-2732,
CVE-2013-2734, CVE-2013-2735, CVE-2013-2736, CVE-2013-3337,
CVE-2013-3338, CVE-2013-3339, CVE-2013-3340, and CVE-2013-3341.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-2068
Title: Red Hat CloudForms Management Engine Path Traversal
Vendor: Red Hat
Description: Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in the
AgentController in Red Hat CloudForms Management Engine 2.0 allow remote
attackers to create and overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in
the filename parameter to the (1) log, (2) upload, or (3) linuxpkgs
method.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.4 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-5331
Title: Adobe Flash Player Memory Corruption Code Execution Vulnerability (APSB13-28)
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Remote exploitation of a memory corruption vulnerability
in Adobe System Inc.’s Flash Player versions 11.9.900.152 and earlier
versions for Windows and Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.327
and earlier versions for Linux. This could allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code. Adobe is aware of reports that an exploit designed to
trick the user into opening a Microsoft Word document with malicious
Flash (.swf).
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-5065
Title: Microsoft Windows Kernel “NDProxy.sys Driver” Input Validation
Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: NDProxy.sys in the kernel in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and
SP3 and Server 2003 SP2 allows local users to gain privileges via a
crafted application, as exploited in the wild in November 2013.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-3906
Title: Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: GDI+ in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 and Server 2008 SP2;
Office 2003 SP3, 2007 SP3, and 2010 SP1 and SP2; Office Compatibility
Pack SP3; and Lync 2010, 2010 Attendee, 2013, and Basic 2013 allows
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TIFF image, as
demonstrated by an image in a Word document, and exploited in the wild
in October and November 2013.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 1/8/2014 - 1/15/2014 COMPILED BY SOURCEFIRE

SHA 256: 180C6035CA44C270B8E1556A7B2E9FAF442D1B4323EF6D8E93B7E759AF169C96
MD5: 44e5b5dc6a27ea109b8a234e640bb5fd
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/ 180C6035CA44C270B8E1556A7B2E9FAF442D1B4323EF6D8E93B7E759AF169C96/analysis/
Typical Filename: BitGuard.exe
Claimed Product: BitGuard.exe
Detection Name: W32.Agent:Generic.16no.dk

SHA 256: EBCB88F48912E1D915F4DE0C16211DB90201B1991636214E7C59CDE0E95E14DA
MD5: 5875746aac710d1f3101a665300e793f
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/ EBCB88F48912E1D915F4DE0C16211DB90201B1991636214E7C59CDE0E95E14DA/analysis/
Typical Filename: CltMngSvc.exe
Claimed Product: Conduit
Detection Name: W32.EBCB88F489-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: 03eee4bc04af3c72a6a0740b8870fa7239cd5f60ad91fecc20f531b026ff63ef
MD5: 0c0d9a079675e93dee6be74e237cc697
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/ 03EEE4BC04AF3C72A6A0740B8870FA7239CD5F60AD91FECC20F531B026FF63EF/analysis/
Typical Filename: CltMngSvc.exe
Claimed Product: Conduit
Detection Name: W32.03EEE4BC04-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: c0caec53e9b87483c25d5d6211940f2616bc56124bbc094d126f08bd0825f81b
MD5: c695ae18bd7b47fe944f483d9c1b4ac1
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/ C0CAEC53E9B87483C25D5D6211940F2616BC56124BBC094D126F08BD0825F81B/analysis/
Typical Filename: CltMngSvc.exe
Claimed Product: Conduit
Detection Name: W32.C0CAEC53E9-100.SBX.VIOC


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